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  • Contracts, grand jury report, racial taunts among top education stories

    In January, it looked like the end was near. After a two-year contract impasse, the Saucon Valley School District and education association both announced a tentative agreement had been reached for a new contract for the 180 teachers in the district....
  • As Medicaid rolls swell, fees to doctors return to lower rate

    – With some 600,000 Pennsylvanians newly eligible for the state's expanding Medicaid program, the doctors who provide care through that program for low-income residents are getting some bad news: their fees are going down. Those payments were hiked...
  • Cobbler to Philadelphia's city leaders calls it quits

    PHILADELPHIA The going-out-of-business sign unnerved Rob Hamilton as he swung open the door to Superior Shoe Repair at midmorning Tuesday with two pairs of size 12s in hand one black, one deep brown. "What's happening?" he asked Greg Kent, the shoe-shine...
  • Christopher Borick: Pa. to provide plenty of political drama

    Christopher Borick: Pa. to provide plenty of political drama
    While much of the political world has already turned its attention squarely on 2016 and the drama that will accompany the election of the 45th president of the United States, 2015 promises to provide some political drama of its own, with Pennsylvania...
  • Legislation allows Pennsylvania game, fish, boat officers to wear body cameras

    Legislation allows Pennsylvania game, fish, boat officers to wear body cameras
    Shawn Wagner was frustrated that it took video footage of an NFL player punching his then-fiance in an elevator to enrage the public about domestic violence. But such damning documentation is a clear reminder that a recording can often serve as powerful...
  • Trial begins in death of Pa. police dog Rocco

    Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of the man accused of killing Pittsburgh police K-9 Rocco and wounding several officers, including the dog's handler. John Rush, 22, is charged with stabbing the 8-year-old German shepherd...
  • Ex-Montco GOP boss takes plea deal for sex charges

    Completing a prolific downfall that started with allegations of rape, former Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Robert J. Kerns agreed Monday to a plea deal that requires him to spend 15 years as a registered sex offender and two years on...
  • Healthy PA's days may be numbered

    Healthy PA's days may be numbered
    Open enrollment begins Monday for the health care program that Gov. Tom Corbett created and Gov.-elect Tom Wolf promises to dismantle. What that will mean for those who enroll in the program, called Healthy PA, is not clear. The program could extend...
  • New law protects 911 callers

    State Rep. Todd Stephens saw a problem when a bleeding woman feared losing her apartment just because a neighbor had the heart to call 911. Compounding the problem was a nuisance ordinance that fines landlords if police are called too often....
  • Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed

    Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed
    After being elected to Lehigh County Court in November 2011, Doug Reichley resigned from his job as a Republican state representative. But, unbeknownst to Reichley, his old employer — the Pennsylvania House of Representatives — kept his...
  • Chinese investors sign up to fund link of I-95, Turnpike

    Chinese investors sign up to fund link of I-95, Turnpike
    Chinese investors have begun signing up to spend $500,000 each to help pay for a long-awaited connection between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-95. In exchange, the investors hope to get permanent residency in the United States for themselves and their...